3rd March, 2024
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Trip Planning

This category covers trip planning, whether it be for bicycle touring or any other kind of trip.

Radio interview with Jim Wilson on 2GB.

On Wedensday morning, at 11:50, I received a telephone call from the producer of 2GB’s Drive programme, asking whether I’d like to do a radio interview with host Jim Wilson, to talk about my plans to cycle from Fremantle to Bondi Beach, between March and May next year. Of...

A four day ride.

** Due to scorchingly hot weather over the weekend, this ride will now not be going ahead. ** From the 27th to the 30th of November, provided that the weather is ok (ie: not pouring rain or scorchingly hot), I plan to set off on a four day ride from Greta (up past Maitland) to North...

You’ve got to have a ‘Plan C’

Planning an 11 week ride, for my long service leave next year, in the age of Covid-19, requires a bit of guesswork – not to mention trying to look into the future. However, as I’m not a Time Lord, I don’t have the means of time travel. Nearly two months ago, when I wrote...

Pedal Cure 4 FightMND

Back on the bike in four weeks time! Yes, folks! I’m back on the bike in just over four weeks time. Where am I going? Off to Melbourne again! On the 8th of March, I’m joining the Pedal Cure 4 FightMND charity ride. This is a fully supported ride, from the 8th to the 14th of...

Two years to go!

In two years time, today, on the 30th of January, 2021, I start my round the world bicycle trip from Queenstown, New Zealand. I have been planning this trip, now, for the last few years. It’s amazing how quickly the time has passed. In some ways, it seems like only yesterday, when I...